Vote 100 - Gallery

Thumbnail image of Emmeline, Christabel and Sylvia Pankhurst, Waterloo Station, London, 1911. Artist: Unknown

2018 sees the culmination of the Vote 100 project which is a Parliamentary project to mark the following upcoming anniversaries:

  • February 2018 - 100th anniversary of the Representation of the People Act 1918, which enabled all men and some women over the age of 30 to vote for the first time;
  • April 2018 - 60th anniversary of the Life Peerages Act 1958, which allowed women to sit in the House of Lords;
  • July 2018 - 90th anniversary of the Equal Franchise Act 1928, which gave women the right to vote at age 21 on the same terms as men;
  • October 2018 - 60th anniversary of women sitting in the House of Lords for the first time;
  • November 2018 - 100th anniversary of the Parliament (Qualification of Women) Act 1918, allowing women to stand for election to the House of Commons;
  • December 2018 - 100th anniversary of all men and some women voting for the first time, in the general election of December 1918.

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